Drugs and guns located at search warrants, man charged, NSW

A man will face court after drugs and guns were located during two search warrants in Sydney’s south west yesterday, NSW Police say.

About 8am today, investigators from Camden Local Area Command with the assistance of officers from neighbouring commands, attended properties at Spring Farm and Leppington and executed two search warrants.

A 40-year-old man was arrested at the property in Spring Farm. A search there allegedly located a shotgun barrel, a rifle barrel, knuckle dusters, amphetamines, cannabis and MDMA tablets (“Ecstasy”), cocaine, LSD and other items used in the supply of prohibited drugs.

The search warrant at Leppington allegedly located cocaine, a loaded shotgun and a loaded .22 rifle, a .270 calibre rifle and several hundred rounds of ammunition.

The 40-year-old man was taken to Narellan Police Station where he was charged with 12 offences including:

– Supply commercial quantity prohibited drug;

– Supply indictable quantity prohibited drug (x2);

– Possess prohibited drug (x2);

– Possess prohibited weapon without permit;

– Possess shortened firearm (not pistol) without authority;

– Possess a barrel without authority (x2);

– Not keep firearm safely;

– Possess unauthorised prohibited firearm; and

– Possess unauthorised firearm.

The man was refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court tomorrow.

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